The Glory of a Man is His Strength… Perform Feats of Strength that Will Turn Their Heads! As the saying goes, “The whole world loves a strong man!” And Charles MacMahon was no exception. Early on in his life he decided that he would get involved in athletics. He became […]Read More!
George F. Jowett “Nerves of Steel, Muscles Like Iron!” Author of “The Key to Might and Muscle” In early 1968 I came across a pile of weightlifting courses at a fund raiser. Among these were old courses by a guy named George F. Jowett. I read through them and […]Read More!
Treat Your Own Rotator Cuff by Jim Johnson, PT Based entirely on research from peer-reviewed journals and randomized controlled trials, “Treat Your Own Rotator Cuff” is a complete program to prevent and rehabilitate rotator cuff injuries for athletes and non-athletes alike. In less than 100 pages, readers will learn precisely […]Read More!
Wrestling Physical Conditioning Encyclopedia by John Jesse “Who are the Best Conditioned Athletes? …Wrestlers, Without a Doubt!” Along about 1972 I got a telephone call. “Hello, this is John Jesse. David Willoughby suggested that I contact you regarding memorabilia on wrestling and strength. I’m putting together a book and could use […]Read More!
Bob Hoffman “Founder of The York Barbell Company” Coach of the U.S. Olympic Weightlifting team 1948-1964 Publisher of “Strength and Health” and “Muscular Development” magazines. His is a story of a young man with a passion for healthy, outdoor, exercise became one of the biggest contributors to world weightlifting. During […]Read More!
Anthony Ditillo Famous Writer for Peary Rader’s “Iron Man Magazine”! Author of “The Development of Muscular Bulk and Power!” In the late 1960s I started to contact anybody and everybody that was even remotely connected with strength training. All the big names…bodybuilders, weightlifters, writers, gym owners, etc. I scanned all […]Read More!
Progressive Resistance Exercise by DeLorme and Watkins What is the “Set System”? Why is it used in physical training? Finally, the answers to these questions and more! Have you ever questioned why the repetitions you use in your training are grouped together into “sets”? Has anyone ever explained to you […]Read More!
“Sandow Inspired Weight Lifting in America… Alan Calvert delivered it!” Publisher of “Strength” Magazine When the great Eugen Sandow rocketed to stardom in the 1890s, he started a revolution in physical training. He made a major impact on those who saw him around the world. It has been said that […]Read More!
Michael H. Brown Your Modern Day Renaissance Man! Author of “The Strength of Samson: How to Attain It” In 1974, an ad caught my eye in Peary Rader’s old “Iron Man” magazine . The Madison Co. advertised an interesting catalog of unusual books, courses and equipment on a variety of […]Read More!
Learn from the Trainer of John C. Grimek… author and Olympic Coach, Mark H. Berry Most of the training routines used by old time strong men up until the late 1920’s used compound movements. Previous to that time the squat, or deep knee bend as it was called back then, […]Read More!